Rukmini Ramachandran, leads the training team at the Navadisha Montessori Foundation, an organisation that she founded in 2004. She holds an AMI Montessori diploma at all the three age levels, 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12 years. She entered the field of Montessori education in 1991 when she trained under Zarin Malva in Mumbai. She has a Masters in English. Rukmini came into Montessori education with a background in journalism, having started her career as Assistant Editor of a children's monthly. She edited the 1939 Montessori lectures in Chennai into a book titled Creative Development in the Child in two volumes. Her most particular interest lies in publishing for children. She has been a speaker at conferences and presented workshops and served as an examiner in India and abroad. She has also served AMI as a member of the training group. Rukmini currently serves as the Director of Navadisha Montessori School and the Managing Trustee of the Indian Montessori Foundation.
Montessori in India: A Philosophical Confluence